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  • Peace Cross of Bladensburg ruled unconstitutional by appeals court

    10/18/2017 4:18:06 PM PDT · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/18/17 | Bradford Richardson
    A three-judge court panel ruled Wednesday that a World War I memorial in the shape of a cross in Bladensburg, Maryland, is unconstitutional, a decision that a legal scholar says could imperil other similar memorials. In a 2-1 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit said the 40-foot cross erected 92 years ago violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause. “The monument here has the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion,” Judge Stephanie Thacker wrote for the majority. “The Latin cross is the core symbol of Christianity. And here, it is 40...
  • This is how to kill RyanCare, says one conservative group

    03/09/2017 10:30:46 PM PST · by TBP · 42 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | March 08, 2017 | By: Chris Pandolfo
    Conservative groups are now campaigning for the defeat of the American Health Care Act, the bill introduced by House Republican leadership to allegedly repeal and replace Obamacare. Heritage Action labeled the bill “bad policy.” FreedomWorks called it “Obamacare-lite.” And the Club for Growth said it is a “warmed over substitute for government-run healthcare.” Senate Conservatives Action, the political arm of the Senate Conservatives Fund, is urging voters to contact their representatives to oppose “RyanCare” (or, “Obamacare 2.0”) and demand full repeal of Obamacare. “The truth is that RyanCare keeps Obamacare's most expensive coverage mandates,” SCF President Ken Cuccinelli writes. “[I]t...
  • Scoop: THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW CHRISTMAS SPECIAL on CBS - Today, December 25, 2015

    12/25/2015 3:48:21 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 30 replies
    BWW ^ | Dec 25 2015 | BWW News Desk
    Brighten up the holidays with THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, a new one-hour special featuring two newly colorized back-to-back episodes of the classic series to be broadcast Friday, Dec. 25 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. The special features the heartwarming "The Christmas Story" and "The Pickle Story," two episodes considered favorites by fans and the general public alike. Each is newly colorized to match as closely as possible to later episodes of the series that were actually filmed and broadcast in color. The main titles and end credits of the two episodes are seamlessly combined into...
  • The Joint Commission Continues to Poison the Medical Spider Web

    05/21/2015 11:46:26 AM PDT · by Rona Badger · 1 replies
    The American Medical Money Machine ^ | May 21, 2015 | James R. Goldberg
    Why Do We Blindly Dance to the Same Old Music? Continuing our examination of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JC), you’ll find the story is very complex. But, in the end, if one follows the money, the real WHY behind the JC is quite simply GREED. The JC is one of the main spiders, unseen by most, who continue to spin this deadly web at our expense. They have powerful partners with executives who enjoy virtual immunity from one of the greatest protection rackets of all time. It turns out that my suspicion of the JC is...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 19 October 2014

    10/19/2014 4:26:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 147 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 19 October 2014 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows October 19th, 2014 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Dr. Anthony Fauci, infectious disease chief at the National Institutes of Health; Reince Priebus, Republican National Committee chairman; Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., head of the Democratic National Committee; Tim Murphy, R-Pa.; and Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Fauci; Sens. Bob Casey, D-Pa., and Roy Blunt, R-Mo. FACE THE NATION (CBS): Fauci; Richard Umbdenstock, president and CEO of the American Hospital Association; Dr. Robert...
  • Group: Airman denied reenlistment for refusing to say 'so help me God'

    09/05/2014 10:14:27 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    Air Force Times | September 4, 2014 | Stephen Losey
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  • American Heart Association presses for strict federal controls on e-cigarettes

    08/26/2014 12:05:53 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 65 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 26, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    The American Heart Association says e-cigarettes are dangerous gateway products that cause nicotine addiction and should be subject to strict federal controls for minor-aged use. The group published its statement into the journal Circulation. Among its views: Ban e-cigarettes for minors, tightly regulate the product’s marketing and ban vapors that have flavors because they entice youngsters to try the product, Medical News Today reported.
  • Hobby Lobby: Trying to get DemProgs to understand what it means (Read the hypothetical scenario)

    07/07/2014 6:06:41 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 6 replies ^ | 7-5-2014 | Bookworm
    Impressed by the ill-informed hysterical reaction that my “real me” Facebook friends had to the Hobby Lobby decision, I explained to them that the decision is very narrow and will not (a) ban contraceptives across America and (b) lead to anti-gay lynch mobs. Here’s a slightly revised version of my Facebook post, which still failed to satisfy their paranoia and inability to understand the law. I’ve also added a little hypothetical that might open their minds. (No, don’t say it. It’s improbable, but not impossible, that a DemProg mind can open). The Hobby Lobby decision addresses one thing only: whether...
  • Atheists Force Woman to Remove Cross Honoring Dead Son

    03/08/2014 9:38:16 AM PST · by Jacob Kell · 98 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | March 8, 2014 | Bobby Eberle
    There has been so much news lately of schools, organizations, and individuals being harassed by atheist groups, but this one sets a new low. In this case, a grieving mother erected a roadside cross where her son was killed, and now an atheist group has forced her to take it down. What is wrong with these people??? As reported by The Press Enterprise, a roadside cross was erected for 19-year-old Anthony Vincent Devaney who in May 2012 was killed crossing a street. A complaint prompted the American Humanist Association in Washington, D.C., to intervene, contending the placement of the symbol...
  • Coffee as medicine? Japanese scientists show it improves blood flow

    11/20/2013 5:15:52 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 20, 2013, 4:22 p.m. | Karen Kaplan
    The next time you take a coffee break, you might want to consider a triple espresso. The extra caffeine will help get your blood flowing—and possibly reduce your risk of dying from cardiovascular disease. A study presented Wednesday at the American Heart Assn.’s Scientific Sessions meeting offers new evidence that coffee boosts the function of small blood vessels in people who are already healthy. …
  • Flashback: Obama's Campaign to Transition to Single Payer Health Care (VIDEO)

    10/30/2013 10:23:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 22 replies ^ | October 29, 2013 | by Kerry Picket
    President Barack Obama made it no secret he was a proponent of a single payer health care system in America when he first came on to the national scene. However, he explained to his supporters over the years that a "potential transition" would be necessary to break away from the current system. Interestingly, as the implementation of the Obamacare exchanges face problems and millions begin to lose coverage from their private insurers, something President Obama promised would not happen, Democrats and their liberal allies are now beginning to suggest a single payer system as a solution to the rickety exchanges....
  • New timeline for origin of ancient Egypt [RC dating of 1st dynasty]

    09/04/2013 6:17:13 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 14 replies
    BBC News ^ | September 3, 2013 | Rebecca Morelle
    A team from the UK found that the transformation from a land of disparate farmers into a state ruled by a king was more rapid than previously thought. Using radiocarbon dating and computer models, they believe the civilisation's first ruler -- King Aha -- came to power in about 3100BC... Lead researcher Dr Michael Dee, from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology at the University of Oxford, said: "The formation of Egypt was unique in the ancient world. It was a territorial state; a state from which the moment it formed had established borders over a territory in much the same...
  • GOP Sees Obamacare Solicitations as New Scandal Facing White House

    05/25/2013 5:17:04 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 26 replies
    NewsMax ^ | May 24, 2013 | By Todd Beamon
    Just as the Obama administration continues to reel from three major scandals, Republicans are zeroing in on yet one more — this one involving Obamacare as it nears implementation. GOP legislators are targeting Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and the solicitations she made to some of the nation’s top insurance companies and other groups for donations to Enroll America, the nonprofit group charged with selling Obamacare to the public. “Our guys on the Hill think this is the fourth scandal,” Republican strategist Matt Mackowiak told Reuters this week. “It fits into that narrative Republicans are building not only about incompetence...
  • Old but relevant: Bain part-owner Clear Channel

    01/10/2012 6:38:08 PM PST · by NoPrisoners · 62 replies
    Clear Channel Corporate ^ | April 18, 2007 | Clear Channel
    San Antonio, Texas, April 18, 2007 – Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (NYSE: CCU) today announced that it has entered into an amendment to its previously announced merger agreement with a private equity group co-led by Bain Capital Partners, LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., providing for an increase to $39.00 per share in the price shareholders will receive in cash for each share of Clear Channel common stock they hold. This is an increase from the previous price of $37.60 per share in cash.
  • Atheist Group Takes "Godless Holiday" Campaign Nationwide

    12/02/2009 12:37:38 PM PST · by Between the Lines · 27 replies · 891+ views
    CNS News ^ | December 01, 2009 | Matt Cover
    The American Humanist Association is expanding its “Godless Holiday” advertising campaign to five major American cities this Christmas -- taking its message of a holiday season without religion nationwide for the first time. The ads read: “No God -- no problem! Be good for goodness’ sake. Humanism is the idea that you can be good without a belief in God” and feature several people in red and white Santa hats. The new ads come on the heels of an AHA campaign last year which asked “Why believe in a God?” and featured ads on public transit in Washington, D.C. Previously,...
  • A-ha to break up after 25 years

    10/16/2009 2:24:28 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 53 replies · 1,520+ views
    BBC News ^ | 15 October 2009 | no byline
    Pop group A-ha have announced they are to call it a day, just months after achieving a top 10 album in the UK. "We've literally lived the ultimate boy's adventure tale," the group, which formed 25 years ago, said. The trio added that the split would allow them to pursue "other meaningful aspects of life, be it humanitarian work, politics, or whatever else". The Norwegian band scored international hits with The Sun Always Shines On TV and Take On Me in the 1980s. Their most recent album, Foot Of The Mountain, marked a return to their synth-pop roots after a...
  • Oprah's 'aha moment' catchphrase lands her in legal dispute

    04/26/2009 4:04:46 PM PDT · by paudio · 13 replies · 1,287+ views
    yahoo ^ | 4/25/09
    Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey is at the centre of a legal battle with the bosses of an insurance company over the use of her signature catchphrase-the "Aha moment". The talk show queen is known to use the popular phrase for a revelation on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' and in her O magazine, reports Contactmusic. However, now the same catchphrase has landed the media mogul in a dispute with executives at Mutual of Omaha Bank.
  • Experts now recommend hands-only CPR

    03/31/2008 7:17:03 PM PDT · by neverdem · 22 replies · 786+ views
    San Luis Obispo Tribune ^ | Mar. 31, 2008 | STEPHANIE NANO
    You can skip the mouth-to-mouth breathing and just press on the chest to save a life. In a major change, the American Heart Association said Monday that hands-only CPR - rapid, deep presses on the victim's chest until help arrives - works just as well as standard CPR for sudden cardiac arrest in adults. Experts hope bystanders will now be more willing to jump in and help if they see someone suddenly collapse. Hands-only CPR is simpler and easier to remember and removes a big barrier for people skittish about the mouth-to-mouth breathing. "You only have to do two things....
  • Anglican Bishop Attempts to Evict Orthodox [Anglican] Congregations

    06/25/2004 7:26:16 PM PDT · by ahadams2 · 6 replies · 168+ views
    ACIC via listserv ^ | 25 June 2004 | Rev. Ed Hird
    Press Release: The Anglican Communion in Canada. Anglican Bishop Attempts to Evict Orthodox Congregations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 25, 2004 The Anglican parish congregations of Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, Pender Harbour (formerly St. Andrew’s) and St. Simon’s, Deep Cove received notices threatening eviction from the Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster. Bishop Ingham told the leadership of these churches that, unless they “reconsider the actions” taken, they are “to seek alternate worship space for those whom you lead.” A third congregation, Richmond Emmanuel Church, (formerly Emmanuel Church, Richmond) received a “Notice of Closure”...
  • Rosie O'Donnell & Charlie Sheen Bail: Big Hit for Conspiracy Theories

    05/28/2007 1:46:35 PM PDT · by bigdcaldavis · 10 replies · 1,419+ views
    Natiuonal Ledger ^ | May 27 2007 | Julie Pike
    Rosie O'Donnell was quit 'The View' this week after an on air brawl with co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Now Charlie Sheen may bail on the 9/11 documentary "Loose Change" according to a new report. It was a double dose hit for the conspiracy theorists, at least among recognizable names that might have been able to get their message out on network television. Rosie had been ready to have William Rodriguez and the "Loose Change" crew on the ABC morning talk show. They were scheduled for a Thursday appearance which would have been a day after the huge fight Rosie had with...